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  1. REPORT: "No One is Safe" The Abuse of Women in Iraq's Criminal Justice System

    February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 870
  2. IRAQ: Iraq Illegally Detains Thousands of Women, Tortures Many: HRW

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i

    Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 231
  3. IRAQ: Female Suicide Bombers 'Weapon of Choice' for Al-Qaida, Expert Says

    Women have been involved in terrorist activities for more than 100 years, but from 2007 to 2008 there was an 800 perc

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 690
  4. IRAQ: The Kurds' Starvation

    Kurds are a forgotten people.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 567
  5. IRAQ: Fight for Women's Rights Begins All Over Again

    When a middle-aged mother took a taxi alone from Baghdad to Nasiriyah, about 300 kilometres south earlier this year,

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 178
  6. IRAQ: Human Rights in Iraq Remain Fragile Amid Armed Violence, Torture and Impunity – UN

    Armed violence continues to affect large numbers of Iraqis, with minorities, women and children suffering disproporti

    Tuesday, August 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 152
  7. INTERNATIONAL: Violence Against Women Surges When War Is

    Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered in 2009, the victim of a war that ended in 1996.

    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 991
  8. IRAQ: Joint Committee Formed to Expand Women Participation in Decision-Making

    The Minister of State for Women's Affairs in the federal government revealed on Monday forming a joint committee with

    Monday, April 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 580
  9. IRAQ: Iraqi Women Come Together Fighting Violence Against Women

    The Ministry of State for Women Affairs agreed on Thursday with the Ministries of Health, Labor and Interior and the

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 459
  10. IRAQ: Iraq Abuse Worsening for Women and Minorities: HRW

    Human rights abuses remain common across Iraq with the status of women and minority groups on the decline, eight year

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 288
  11. IRAQ: Eight Years of Abuses and Impunity

    A leading human rights group released a report Monday documenting the proliferation of human rights abuses in Iraq si

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 301
  12. IRAQ: The Road Ahead Women's rights and the future of Iraq

    The unstable security situation in Iraq already made women particularly vulnerable.

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 273
  13. MIDDLE EAST: Think Tank Discusses Impact of Armed Conflicts on Women

    Despite being the main victims in regional armed conflicts, women are still excluded from playing a role in conflict

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 139
  14. IRAQ: 2011 Looks Grim for Progress on Women's Rights in Iraq

    When Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki introduced what he called a national partnership government two weeks ago,

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 080
  15. IRAQ: Displaced Women Still Struggle for Survival

    Displaced Iraqi female-headed families who have returned home are still experiencing major livelihood challenges, say

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 739
  16. IRAQ/SYRIA: In Syria, Iraqi Refugee Daughters Risk Being Sold

    Um Ali is scared.

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 316
  17. IRAQ: Women's Education Expands in Iraq

    The hallways of a grade school were uncharacteristically silent and absent of students as they had been for months pr

    Sunday, October 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 255
  18. IRAQ: The Fate Of Al Qaeda's Children In Iraq

    The true toll of the Iraq war is one that won't be tallied for years.

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 169
  19. IRAQ: Trafficking of Iraqi Women Rampant Despite U.S. Commitment To End It

    Two months ago, the State Department released its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report (TiP Report), laying out a pictu

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 932
  20. They Took Me and Told Me Nothing: Female Genital Mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan

    In Iraqi Kurdistan a survey by the Ministry of Human Rights in 2009 suggests that in one district over 40 percent of

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 579
  21. SEMINAR: To Remember Du'a Khalil Aswad

    On the third anniversary of the stoning of Du'a Khalil Aswad to death in public and in condemnation of all forms of v

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 062
  22. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security: May 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 316
  23. Iraq: Civilians Under Fire

    Hundreds of civilians are still being killed or maimed every month in Iraq, even if the past two years have seen an o

    Sunday, April 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 772
  24. MIDDLE EAST: Evaluating Women's Freedom in the Middle East

    Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 911
  25. IRAQ: UN Universal Periodic Review Excerpts

    Gender Related Excerpts from II Conclusions and/or Recommendations:

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 785
  26. IRAQ: Women's Rights in Danger

    Prior to the US-led invasion of Iraq, women workin

    Saturday, March 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 802
  27. AUSTRALIA: Australia Increases Support for Women in Conflict Situations

    Today, International Women's Day, marks the economic, social and political achievements of women.

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 689
  28. Prostitution and Trafficking of Women and Girls in Iraq

    In spite of the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) background on women'srights, we did not expect nor com

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 862
  29. Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 2010

    In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 294
  30. JORDAN: Where Iraqi Women Are Also Fathers

    Back in Najaf, Iraq, Khayzaran and her family lived in a well-kept house. They had two cars and a small orchard.

    Sunday, February 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 778
  31. IRAQ: Al Qaeda Member Arrested for Recruiting Women Suicide Bombers

    Iraqi security forces have arrested an Al Qaeda operative suspected of recruiting women to carry out suicide

    Saturday, February 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 503
  32. Iraqi Widows Organization: Rebuilding and Hope

    More than three million Iraqi men have been killed in the Iraq War since 2003, leaving behind nearly 740,000 widows a

    Friday, February 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 626
  33. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security: February 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 168
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  35. IRAQ: Displaced Iraqi Women Increasingly Vulnerable to Exploitation and Abuse

    Iraqi women who have been uprooted by violence in their country are increasingly susceptible to exploitation and abus

    Wednesday, July 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 862
  36. IRAQ: Iraqi Crisis Report: Combating Female Circumcision

    I became an activist to stop female genital mutilation last year after reading a shocking survey from a secondary sch

    Thursday, June 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 871
  37. The Status of Women in Iraq: Update to the Assessment of Iraq's De Jure and De Facto Compliance with International Legal Standards

    This Assessment measures Iraq's compliance with internationally accepted standards of gender equality as outlined in

    Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 737
  38. International Law Obligaes the US to Uphold the Rights of Iraqi Women: An Open Letter to the US Ambassador to Iraq

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, emphatically supports the call of Iraqi women's organizati

    Wednesday, July 27, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 412
  39. MADRE Opposes Abolition of Iraqi Women's Human Rights in Draft Constitution

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, opposes renewed attempts to impose Islamic law on the peop

    Thursday, July 21, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 739
  40. The Status of Women in Iraq, An Assessment of Iraq's De Jure and De Facto Compliance with International Legal Standards

    This Assessment measures Iraq's compliance with internationally accepted standards of gender equality as outlined in

    Friday, July 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 393
  41. Decades of suffering, Now Women deserve better

    Among the recommendations made in this report, Amnesty International calls on the Iraqi authorities to ensure that th

    Tuesday, February 22, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 740
  42. Decades of suffering, Now Women deserve better

    Among the recommendations made in this report, Amnesty International calls on the Iraqi authorities to ensure that th

    Tuesday, February 22, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 741
  43. Background on Women's Status in Iraq Prior to the Fall of the Saddam Hussein Government

    Historically, Iraqi women and girls have enjoyed relatively more rights than many of their counterparts in the Middle

    Saturday, November 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 743
  44. Open Letter from the Kurdish Women Action Against Honour Killing

    With each day that passes since the fall of the Baathist regime, further revelations of past atrocities are laid bare

    Friday, July 25, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 901
  45. Open Letter From Kurdish Women Action Against Honour Killing on the Participation of Iraqi Women Post-Conflict

    Open letter from the Kurdish Women Action against Honour Killing to:

    Thursday, July 24, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 434
  46. Iraq: Insecurity Driving Women Indoors

    The insecurity plaguing Baghdad and other Iraqi cities has a distinct and debilitating impact on the daily lives of w

    Tuesday, July 15, 2003
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 809
  47. PLEASE TELL MR. BUSH …' Diaries from Iraq, May 9-May 20, 2003

    There is a high level of chaos, anarchy, frustration, and even anger in today's Iraq.

    Friday, May 9, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 900
  48. Iraqi Women's Health Care Needs Urgent Attention

    Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) urges the United States and coalition forces in Iraq to immediately address the dir

    Friday, April 18, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 433
  49. UNFPA Aid to Iraqi Women

    War or no war, more than 2,000 Iraqi women give birth every day.

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 927
  50. International Rescue Committee Campaign: Help Iraqi Families

    Millions of innocent Iraqis have been forced to flee horrific violence: a girl whose father was killed in stray cross

    Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 160

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